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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Cavan farmer dies after being trapped under bales of hay

An investigation begun today after the death of a farmer in Mount Nugent Cavan last night.

Officials from the Health and Safety Authority are at the scene after the fatlality.

It is understood that the unidentified man, who is believed to be aged in his 50s, became trapped while working with bales of hay at  the  farm in Mount Nugent last night.

It is understood that his wife went searching for the him and alerted emergency services when he failed to return home.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and a post mortem is due to take place on Monday.

Irish Independent

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